January 13, 2014

No School on Monday, January 13 but the office will be open. School resumes on Tuesday, January 14.

Friday, January 17 Wolf Canyon is having a special Ground Breaking Ceremony to commemorate our school’s Groundbreaking which took place on January 16, 2007. To support this special event Student Council has designated this Friday as “Wolf Day”. Come dressed as your best Wolf and be a part of the school spirit.

Yearbooks are on sale now! Order your copy of the school yearbook for just $36.00 during the pre-sale period now through February 28. Yearbooks ordered after the pre-sale period will be $45.00 each. All orders must be placed no later than March 31. All orders must be made Online this year. There will be no orders handled by the school office.
Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter ID#11854014 to reserve your copy.

Wolf Canyon Parent Workshops on the Common Core State Standards will focus on the following:

January 18
10:00 am – 11:00 am SHIFT 1 – English Language Arts: Informational and Literary Text, How to Maintain Balance
SHIFT 2 – English Language Arts: Knowledge in the Disciplines, The Quest for College and Career Readiness

11:00 am – 12:00 pm SHIFT 1 – Mathematics: Focus and the Affect on Conceptual Math Development and Understanding
SHIFT 2 – Mathematics: Coherence and Connecting the Learning Within and Across Grades

January 25
10:00 am – 11:00 am SHIFT 3 – English Language Arts: Lexiles and Levels it’s So Complex, What Does it ALL Mean?
SHIFT 4 – English Language Arts: Looking for the Evidence and Text-Based Answers

11:00 am – 12:00 pm SHIFT 3 – Mathematics: Speed, Accuracy the Fluency Connection
SHIFT 4 – Mathematics: Deep Understanding is More Than Tricks

February 1
10:00 am – 11:00 am SHIFT 5 – English Language Arts: Writing from Sources
SHIFT 6 – English Language Arts: Words! Words! Words! How to Develop Academic Vocabulary

11:00 am – 12:00 pm SHIFT 5 – Mathematics: Application and How to Use Your Math
SHIFT 6 – Mathematics: Practicing and Understanding, The Dual Intensity Challenge

Chula Vista Elementary School District is offering workshop sessions for parents of children learning English as a second language on Thursday, January 16 9:00 am – 11:00 am or Wednesday, January 29 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the CVESD Education Service and Support Center located at 84 East J Street, Chula Vista. Childcare will be provided for children 3 and up. Call 619-425-9600 extension 1764 to register. You can also register online at http://evenbrite.com/event/9815156397 or email Isabel.Piza@cvesd.org. Both sessions will be in Spanish with interpretation in English.

Looking Ahead:
Monday, January 20 NO SCHOOL
Thursday, January 30 Grades 3-6 Science and Technology Night 6:30 pm
Friday, January 31 Grades K-2 Science and Technology Night 6:30 pm
Thursday, February 13 Minimum Day (Kinder is dismissed at 1:30 pm and all other students are dismissed at 1:45 pm)
Friday, February 7 National “Wear Red Day” to support the American Heart Associations continuous work to fight Heart Disease
Friday, February 14 NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 17 NO SCHOOL

Friday, February 21 School Dance 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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